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**Official Thread of the COTH Adult Playdate. Come out and meet Brazilian Wedding!**

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    #21
    If I can drive 5 hours from upstate NY as a HUNTER rider, knowing only Xcntry in "real life" you can do it Ellemayo! I'm a hunter rider entering the dark and scary world populated by eventers and other goblins. THAT is way more frightening.

    Anyhoo, I've been to a couple of COTH meet-ups and they've been generally congenial. I actually met Xctry via CoTH. The cool thing is that the horses act as social lubricant, like alcohol does at bars. (Of course, alcohol has been known to be part of COTH meet-ups as well!)
    F O.B
    Resident racing historian ~~~ Re-riders Clique
    Founder of the Mighty Thoroughbred Clique

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      #22
      Y'all have fun and someone do a synopsis of the day. Unfortunately, an 800 mile drive is a leeetle far. I'll be there in spirit.

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        #23
        Oh, just come..smile eat drink pet horses..hang.
        Laurie of course what ever you want to do.

        Think the "Giant Grey" is leaving Sunday smaller grey gelding is under contract.

        Xctygrl...used to do both of your jobs sort of and now life of luxory...going out to feed 24 or is it 25 horses, pick 11 stalls check rugs, Dr 1 foot, do dinner, make call backs watch TV or read.
        Tomorrow no barn help...11 stalls and grocerie store and house work since its going to rain ..why I napped for 2 hours today

        Sunday Customers Customers Customers...any Tara my rider is Aiken....

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          #24
          My question is, do y'all wear your COTH name tags, so people know who you are??
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            #25
            Ooooh..its more fun to guess.....we can wear name tags....yes libations of alcohol and non will be available...after all this county is reknowned for every discount liquer store = 3 churches per mile...

            I can safely say if we aim for 11:30 people will be her past 2PM...

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              #26
              I would so enjoy a visit (haven't seen Em in ages, and I know I owe her a catch up session!), and it would be fun to free jump Toby. However, work is calling, and I need to be around to get horses and riders and trailers ready for a show the next day. Boo.
              Amanda

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                #27
                um, ahem, when is the next coth get-together at JBR's? I want in!! Of course, I'll probably bring an empty trailer if that's okay with Pat
                Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

                The Grove at Five Points

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                  #28
                  Maybe I can bring my special assortment of libations and while Judybigredpony is wondering how they blend the tempranillo with the malbec to create such a delightful nose, I can stuff Brazilian Wedding in the back of my Hyundai. Looks like the giant grey one will be gone, I KNOW he wouldn't fit, but the mare...

                  Should I bring little name tags that say "Hi my name is" and we can put our "real" names and folks can guess at our COTH identity.

                  Just imagine the potential for COTH Parlor Games!
                  F O.B
                  Resident racing historian ~~~ Re-riders Clique
                  Founder of the Mighty Thoroughbred Clique

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                    #29
                    Acme..my gate is always open....Yellowbritches we can Skype you in...Linny which ever horse you can get into your backseat you can take home..

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                      #30
                      Any friend of Em's....is a friend of mine so Linny you now know 2 people!
                      Proud & Permanent Student Of The Long Road
                      Read me: EN (http://eventingnation.com/author/annemarch/) and HJU (http://horsejunkiesunited.com/author/holly-covey/)

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                        #31
                        Originally posted by retreadeventer View Post
                        Any friend of Em's....is a friend of mine so Linny you now know 2 people!


                        I'm a "re-tread" from the racing side of Em's dark and stormy past!
                        F O.B
                        Resident racing historian ~~~ Re-riders Clique
                        Founder of the Mighty Thoroughbred Clique

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                          #32
                          Y'all are going to have so much fun! I'd love to come meet some COTHers, see Brazilian in person and JBRP's operation, but I'll be on a plane so wil have to pass.
                          You can't fix stupid.

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                            #33
                            I am seriously excited..... I am hoping for a good turnout and have had to explain what we'll be doing during the day as apparently "Play date with free jumping" leaves some folks scratching their heads. And no for the record I will not be jumping over any jumps myself on foot! Sorry if that wasn't clear.

                            If Linny comes, then the trailer will be holding Lad and Petey. And yes Laurie you can ride Lad as well. Hell anyone can. That goes for Petey too.

                            I know how much fun I have had at past COTH gatherings. I even found a small album of pics from one in 2003 held at Frying Pan park. And it was a hoot and a half. Everythingbutwings made a hell of alot of great food. I think I gained 5 lbs that day!

                            I have met so many cother's in "real" life and count them as fun people who are just so awesome to be my friends in the "real" or "virtual" world. Hell Saskatoonian is someone who I met during probably the worst weekend of her life. We have only shared the same oxygen for that 1 weekend in Virginia in 2001(?) and we still chat on the phone pretty much bi weekly. And she's on her 3rd different horse since we met. Just goes to show that some internet based friendships can be strong because over the computer or the phone you do still talk about real things even if you can't wander over and have those talks in person.

                            I hope that many of you who are on the fence will indeed come. There will be a variety of very knowledgeable folks, great horses, better food and so much more. You know that every new friend is brought into our lives to share or teach us something.

                            ~Emily
                            "Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear. The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all." ~2001 The Princess Diaries

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                              #34
                              You know that every new friend is brought into our lives to share or teach us something.

                              ~Emily
                              Here Here and yes we should have a ton of yummy food....and I will probably unveil at least 2 new??? horses by then...

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                                #35
                                OOhhhhh, new ones? Such potential!!! Will they fit in the back of a Hyundai?
                                F O.B
                                Resident racing historian ~~~ Re-riders Clique
                                Founder of the Mighty Thoroughbred Clique

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                                  #36
                                  I know one will, if Judy got him, like I TOLD her to....
                                  Proud & Permanent Student Of The Long Road
                                  Read me: EN (http://eventingnation.com/author/annemarch/) and HJU (http://horsejunkiesunited.com/author/holly-covey/)

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                                    #37
                                    Judy better get the one you told her to, because we both know he's awesome and I own his stall buddy who proves the quality that comes from this particular Penn source.

                                    Add to that I want to see him jump.... I know he can!!!

                                    ~Emily
                                    "Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear. The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all." ~2001 The Princess Diaries

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                                      #38
                                      I know...sigh...
                                      Proud & Permanent Student Of The Long Road
                                      Read me: EN (http://eventingnation.com/author/annemarch/) and HJU (http://horsejunkiesunited.com/author/holly-covey/)

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                                        #39
                                        Oh while I have your attention, the XCS at Unicorn looks like its a cancel tommorrow....it's pretty wet here and north of here.
                                        Proud & Permanent Student Of The Long Road
                                        Read me: EN (http://eventingnation.com/author/annemarch/) and HJU (http://horsejunkiesunited.com/author/holly-covey/)

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                                          #40
                                          Already cancelled. I am taking the boys to Fox Crossing instead for the schooling show.

                                          ~Emily
                                          "Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear. The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all." ~2001 The Princess Diaries

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